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) #121 of 1,856 Restaurants in Edinburgh ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , European, British
110 Rose Street, Edinburgh EH2 3JF, Scotland
+44 131 225 3297
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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110 Rose Street, Edinburgh EH2 3JF, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Great lunch outdoors! Great food and drink. The staff were very attentive and nice. The interior is lovely, new, and spacious.

Thank RoadNoise
Reviewed 4 days ago

Lovely bar/restaurant but we sat outside as sunny hot day. Tasty food, good service. Toilets down a lot of stairs, not access friendly.

Thank mollyandsocks
Reviewed 5 days ago

I was there with my family and we absolutely loved it! The service was outstanding, the food was... to die for. I am thinking of going back to Edinburgh just to taste again that amazing haggis!

Thank rosso_malpelo2002
Reviewed 6 days ago

Spent a very nice evening here after eating at The Dome. The bar is lively and has a great atmosphere, the staff are all very friendly and the range of beers is excellent. We came back the next day for lunch and we both had...More

Thank paulandjuliet
Reviewed 1 week ago

We popped in for a late lunch. Smoked salmon and avocado on focaccia and the croque Monsieur went down a treat and good value for money. Staff were lovely and attentive. Highly recommend for a relaxed lunch

Thank Claire E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was here with my sister-in-law for lunch. Good service, attentive but not pushy. Able to sit and talk without feeling pressured to leave. Watched the manager (Owen I think but the start pronounced with a Y) deal with a difficult Japanese tourist very well. I...More

Thank HardtoBeat
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went here with a bunch of girls From work, the decor is beautiful and the food is amazing. I don't have a bad word to say about this place. Defo worth a visit when in rose street

Thank kerrififer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to this pub last night with my partner as we come up to Edinburgh twice a year for a night out , it was the first bar we went to after a lovely meal out and we ordered our drinks , mine was a...More

Thank Claire M
Jon W, General Manager at Element, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good Afternoon Claire M, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review about your experience at element - all feedback is vitally important for us to continually review what we do. I am genuinely disappointed to read about your experience. As a business...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On two separate occasions now we have had drinks in the evening and then the next morning gone for breakfast. The bar itself is very tastefully decorated and really nicely laid out. The staff are very welcoming and friendly. The place is always clean and...More

Thank Wewanttobe2gether
Phil M, Manager at Element, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Wewanttobe2gether, Thank you for taking the time to write us a 5 Star review. It's great to hear you had a fantastic experience with us and thought our breakfast was amazing! We strive to create a memorable experience for all our customers, making sure...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was here during a huge Rugby event and so the place was packed with fans. Luckily I was seated in a back room where it was quieter. Even though the place was extremely busy I was given full attention by the staff. I had...More

Thank Bob J
Phil M, Manager at Element, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Bob J, Thanks for the 5 star review, it's great to hear you thoroughly enjoyed your experience with us, particularly when we were busy. We pride ourselves on excellent food, delicious drinks and fantastic service, so it's great to hear we achieved that with...More

Princes Street and Gardens
Glaswegians tease Edinburghers that their High Street
is only half one, since buildings only line one side.
But what they don’t say is how extraordinary the views
are from Princes Street as a result. From here you
look onto expansive and decorative public gardens
beneath the mighty basalt cliffs on which Edinburgh’s
Castle stands proud above the rest of the dramatic old
town skyline. Yet many of those on Princes Street look
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
see on website it says smart/casual but no fancy dress. just wondering what that means in terms of dress code.
24 October 2016|
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Response from chunkysharp | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Element is a smart bar & eating place, therefore, I think they mean don't turn up in jogging bottoms & a t shirt. Smart/casual is fine, when I visited lots of tourists where there and they wern't exactly dressed up to... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 13 - US$ 64
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110 Rose Street, Edinburgh EH2 3JF, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Princes Street and Gardens
  • Neighbourhood: Princes Street and Gardens
  • Phone Number: +44 131 225 3297
  • E-mail
Tucked away just off Princes Street in amongst the boutiques of Rose Street you will find Element. The bar has long since established itself as the perfect place to eat, drink and relax right in the heart of the Edinburgh.

Whether you’re sampling a local beer or cocktail in the bar after work or enjoying a lazy weekend lunch in the restaurant, our staff will ensure you feel welcome in our home from home.
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